Ill Omen



Ill OmenImage is of a woman standing in profile among four branchless leafless                        trees Her posture is quite straight though her head is tilted downward Her                        eyebrows are arched severely and her eyes are closed She is wearing a long                        light-coloured dress Her hands are clasped in front of her resting below her                        waist Her long light-coloured hair is blowing behind her She is barefoot and                        her body is androgynous Five dark birds are flying by two are in front of                        her and three are behind her In the background the full bright large moon                        has set low in the sky The artist’s signature is in the lower right corner                        but it is barely visible and illegible The image is double ruled with thin                        black lines and vertically displayed



MLA citation: Macdonald Frances "Ill Omen." The Yellow Book 10 (July 1896): 175. The Yellow Nineties Online. Ed. Dennis Denisoff and Lorraine Janzen Kooistra. Ryerson University. Web. [Date of access]. http://www.1890s.ca/HTML.aspx?s=YBV10_macdonald_illomen.html